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placename:- Eden Hall
locality:- Edenhall
parish Langwathby parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY56463226
10Km square:- NY53

1Km square NY5632

photograph

Eden Hall -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- 8.5.2009 -- An entrance.
photograph

Eden Hall -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- 8.5.2009 -- A door; shut.

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 130:-
...
Edenhall is the beautiful mansion of the Musgraves, lately rebuilt of white stone in a style of classic elegance. The grounds around it slope gently towards the river, and are highly adorned with wood variously disposed. In the hall is preserved a very curious and beautifully painted drinking-glass, in an ornamented case: this is the 'Luck of Edenhall.' ...

placename:- Edenhall
person:- : Musgrave Family
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802)

Road book, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, published by G and J Cary, 86 St James's Street, London, 1798-1828.
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page 319-320
Within a Mile of Longwathby, on r. Edenhall Hall, Sir J. Chardin Musgrave, Bart.

placename:- Edenhall Hall
person:- : Musgrave, J Chardin, Sir
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

descriptive text:- Simpson 1746

The three volumes of maps and descriptive text published as 'The Agreeable Historian, or the Compleat English Traveller ...', by Samuel Simpson, 1746.
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... Eden Hall, the Seat of Sir Philip Musgrave, Bart. and Knight of the Shire for the County of Westmorland. ...

placename:- Eden Hall
person:- : Musgrave, Philip, Sir
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
THE COURT YARD / 40360 / / LANGWATHBY / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 74292 / NY5646032268

placename:- Court Yard, The
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY56463226
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
WALLS AND GATEWAYS IN FRONT OF THE COURTYARD / / / LANGWATHBY / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 74294 / NY5645632345
district:- Eden
listed building -- gateway
coordinates:- NY56453234
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
BARN AND STABLES IN FRONT OF THE COURT YARD / 40360 / / LANGWATHBY / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 74293 / NY5643332298
district:- Eden
listed building -- barn; stable
coordinates:- NY56433229
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
GATEWAY PIERS AND WALLS FOR EDEN HALL / / / LANGWATHBY / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 74297 / NY5572831575
district:- Eden
listed building -- gate piers
coordinates:- NY55723157
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

old painting:-
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Painting, watercolour, Eden Hall, Home of the Musgrave Family, Edenhall, Langwathby, Cumberland, by E J Dodgson, 1844.
Panoramic view of Eden Hall and the parkland surrounding it. A herd of deer is scattered across the park which gives way to thick woodland behind the hall. Beyond lie distant hills.
inscribed & signed & dated at reverse:-
Eden Hall E J Dodgson Jul 4/44

placename:- Eden Hall
date:- 1844
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Morris 1866-80 (vol.2 no.32)

4 volumes of colour lithographs, A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, edited by Francis Orpen Morris, published by William Mackenzie, 69 Ludgate Hill, London, etc, 1866-80?
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Print, coloured lithograph, Eden Hall, Langwathby, Cumberland, about 1880?
printed at bottom centre:-
EDEN HALL.

placename:- Eden Hall
date:- 1880
period:- 19th century, late

story The Luck of Edenhall is a medieval glass chalice probably brought back from The Crusades. BUT the story is that the butler went to draw water from St Cuthbert's Well one night, and saw the fairies and their queen. When disturbed they left the goblet saying:-
If the cup should break or fall, farewell to the luck of Edenhall
The chalice is now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

references Robertson, Dawn & Koronka, Peter: 1992: Secrets and Legends of Old Westmorland: Pagan Press (Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria) & Cumbria CC (library service)

notes a 14th century tower and hall, etc were demolished in 1797
Perriam, D R & Robinson, J: 1998: Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria: CWAAS:: ISBN 1 873124 23 6; plan

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